Plant Manager

Job Description


  • Degree in an Engineering discipline, or in Polymer Sciences preferred
  • 10+ Years manufacturing management experience at a senior level. 
  • 5+ years of proven technical experience in the polymer industry - all applicants must have this otherwise you will not be considered for the role.  
  • 3+ years Experience and knowledge about PVC, CPVC and/or PE materials  - all applicants must have this otherwise you will not be considered for the role.  
  • Previous Plant Management experience is a plus. Otherwise 5+ years Experience as a Production or Operations Manager within the Plastics Industry. 
  • Strong Knowledge in the Injection Moulding and Extrusion field.  
  • Problem solving approach 

Key Responsibilities: 

In this position you are expected to be: 

  • Responsible for the safe and effective management of factory operations to agreed levels of performance. 
  • Contribute to the formulation of production policies and plans. 
  • Plan and manage factory resources according to agreed budgets. 
  • Contribute to the company's vision, mission, and key values, aims and activities. 
  • Develop and implement an effective inventory management system for materials, finished goods and engineering spares in line with company policy. 
  • Maintain close control of performance, efficiency and operating costs. 
  • Direct the plant management team towards the achievement of agreed company objectives and plans. 
  • Promote a participative approach to problem solving and ensure that training, employee relations, morale and discipline are closely controlled. 
  • Ensure that technical and legal information is available relating to the manufacture of the company's products. 

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